Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Tuesday 7 November

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Paradise Papers: Isle of Man law ‘sanctioned’ tax dodge [BBC News]

Britain introduces law seeking to help post-Brexit trade [Reuters]

This grandmother had to fight without a lawyer to stop her grandchild being put ip for adoption [BuzzFeed]

Paris and Frankfurt try to grab lucrative legal action from London [Bloomberg]

Barrister chiefs warn Brexit and Good Friday Agreement are ‘incompatible’ [Irish Legal News]

The latest comments from across Legal Cheek

Would you know what to do? Corporate lawyer reveals how to handle sexual harassment at work (even if your employer turns a blind eye) [Mail Online]

Murder conviction in jeopardy after judge ‘refuses to touch envelopes from HIV-positive defendant’ [Independent]

Law graduate who ended up sleeping rough in Islington lands job at Pret a Manger [Islington Gazette]

Donald Trump Jr allegedly told Russian lawyer during campaign that US would reconsider anti-Kremlin laws [The Telegraph]

Reese Witherspoon says women tell her that they went to law school because of ‘Legally Blonde’ [Harpers Bazaar]

Why STEM students make great lawyers: Hosted by LexisNexis, with Allen & Overy, Bristows, Reed Smith and more [STEM Future Lawyers]

“This is not news. Those who do something interesting at university catch up with law grads by doing a crammer conversion course in 9 months. And they have a more up-to-date understanding of the law than the law grads who last came across a carbolic smoke ball years ago.” [Legal Cheek comments]

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